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Young Barbra Streisand: Life Story And Glamorous Photos Of The Multi-Hyphenate Celebrity

Barbra Streisand is a top-selling female artist of all time. She has won awards and acclaim for her work in movies, television, theater, and music. She is the only person ever to receive all of these awards, including Oscar, Tony, Emmy, Grammy, Golden Globe, Cable Ace, National Endowment for the Arts, and Peabody awards.

Singing Career

Streisand had a lousy childhood; her father died when she was 15 months old. Streisand used to sing in the school choir. She didn’t attend college and started her singing career as a cabaret singer. In 1962, Streisand made her Broadway debut in a musical show, “I Can Get it For You Wholesale.” After that, she signed a contract with Columbia record and released her first album, ‘The Barbra Streisand album’ in 1963. The album was a superhit and received two Grammy Awards. She established herself as a major Broadway star in the career-making role of Fanny Brice in the musical “Funny Girl (1964)”. Streisand has recorded 50 studio albums and has sold over 250 million records worldwide.

Acting Career

Barbra made her screen debut with television series ‘My Name is Barbra’ in 1964. The show received five Emmy awards. She made her big-screen debut in the film ‘Funny Girl (1968)’, the film was a great artistic and commercial success. Streisand worked in many notable films, including ‘Hello, Dolly!’, ‘On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, ”The Owl and the Pussycat,’ ‘ The Way We Were,’ and many more. She has also produced a number of films, setting up Barwood Films in 1972. The first film she made was ‘Yentl’ in 1983.

Streisand has been married twice. In 1963, she married actor Eliot Gould. They were married for eight years and had one child, Jason. Her second husband is actor James Brolin, whom she married on July 1, 1998.

Here below are some stunning photos of young Barbra Streisand from her early career.

#1 Young Barbra Streisand during her high school

Young Barbra Streisand during her high school

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#2 Barbra Streisand with Judy Garland, 1963

Barbra Streisand with Judy Garland, 1963

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#3 Barbra Streisand with her husband, Elliott Gould, 1964

Barbra Streisand with her husband,  Elliott Gould, 1964

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#4 Barbra Streisand in scene from the film ‘The Owl and the Kitten’, 1970

Barbra Streisand in  scene from the film 'The Owl and the Kitten', 1970

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#5 Barbra Streisand,on the street under a violent rain. USA, 1972.

Barbra Streisand,on the street under a violent rain. USA, 1972.

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#6 Barbra Streisand, 1960

Barbra Streisand, 1960

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#7 Barbra Streisand at a party, 1960

Barbra Streisand at a party, 1960

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#8 Barbra Streisand performing on the stage, 1960

Barbra Streisand performing on the stage, 1960

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#9 Barbra Streisand wearing mink in a limousine, 1960

Barbra Streisand wearing mink in a limousine, 1960

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#10 Barbra Streisand singing, in the Broadway musical “I Can Get It For You Wholesale” at the Shubert Theatre in New York, 1962

Barbra Streisand singing, in the Broadway musical "I Can Get It For You Wholesale" at the Shubert Theatre in New York, 1962

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#11 Barbra Streisand on ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’, 1962

Barbra Streisand on 'The Ed Sullivan Show', 1962

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#12 Barbra Streisand enjoying the coffe, 1963

Barbra Streisand enjoying the coffe, 1963

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#13 Barbra Streisand singing and playing during a show, 1963

Barbra Streisand singing and playing during a show, 1963

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#14 Barbra Streisand with Walter Matthau in Hello, 1964

Barbra Streisand with Walter Matthau in Hello, 1964

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#15 Barbara Streisand with Audrey Hepburn, 1964

Barbara Streisand with Audrey Hepburn, 1964

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#16 Barbra Streisand with a beehive hairdo, 1964

Barbra Streisand with a beehive hairdo, 1964

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#17 Barbra Streisand, wearing a crown as “Miss Ziegfeld of 1965”

Barbra Streisand,  wearing a crown as "Miss Ziegfeld of 1965"

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#18 Barbra Streisand in a fuchsia pink silk dress, 1965

Barbra Streisand in a fuchsia pink silk dress, 1965

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#19 Barbra Streisand in a scene from the film ‘Funny Girl’, 1965

Barbra Streisand in a scene from the film 'Funny Girl', 1965

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#20 Barbra Streisand in a red-and-white woollen dress and a woollen cardigan, 1965

Barbra Streisand in a red-and-white woollen dress and a woollen cardigan, 1965

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#21 Barbra Streisand, in a three-piece suit, 1965

Barbra Streisand, in a three-piece suit, 1965

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#22 Barbra Streisand on the set of ‘My Name is Barbra’, 1965

Barbra Streisand on the set of  'My Name is Barbra', 1965

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#23 Barbra Streisand sings accompanied by a band of young boys on her ‘My Name is Barbra’, 1965

Barbra Streisand sings accompanied by a band of young boys on her 'My Name is Barbra', 1965

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#24 Barbra Streisand performs a song in a jungle gym set dressed as a little girl during her ‘My Name is Barbra’ 1965

Barbra Streisand performs a song in a jungle gym set dressed as a little girl during her 'My Name is Barbra' 1965

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#25 Barbra Streisand tries on a fur coat, 1965

Barbra Streisand tries on a fur coat, 1965

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#26 Barbra Streisand poses with her Emmy at the Emmy Awards, 1965

Barbra Streisand poses with her Emmy at the Emmy Awards, 1965

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#27 Barbra Streisand kissing Elliott Gould, 1965

Barbra Streisand kissing Elliott Gould, 1965

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#28 Barbra Streisand, in ‘Color Me Barbara’, 1966

Barbra Streisand, in 'Color Me Barbara', 1966

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#29 Barbra Streisand sitting on a stage before performing, 1965

Barbra Streisand sitting on a stage before performing, 1965

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#30 Barbra Streisand, at Studio 41 at the CBS Broadcast Center in New York, 1965

Barbra Streisand, at Studio 41 at the CBS Broadcast Center in New York, 1965

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#31 Barbra Streisand in New York City, 1966

Barbra Streisand in New York City, 1966

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#32 Barbra Streisand performs during the musical special “Color Me Barbra”, 1966

Barbra Streisand performs during the musical special "Color Me Barbra", 1966

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#33 Press photographers taking pictures of Barbra Streisand, 1966

Press photographers taking pictures of  Barbra Streisand, 1966

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#34 Barbra Streisand with Sophia Loren, 1966

Barbra Streisand with Sophia Loren, 1966

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#35 Barbra Streisand cuts the cake a farewell party for her given by the cast of “Funny Girl” in London, 1966

Barbra Streisand cuts the cake a farewell party for her given by the cast of "Funny Girl" in London, 1966

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#36 Barbra Streisand feeding her son, 1967

Barbra Streisand feeding her son, 1967

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#37 Barbra Streisand in a bathtub, 1967

Barbra Streisand in a bathtub, 1967

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#38 Barbra Streisand dressed in a flowing gown gestures expansively as she performs at a concert in Central Park, 1967

Barbra Streisand dressed in a flowing gown gestures expansively as she performs at a concert in Central Park, 1967

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#39 Barbra Streisand plays the match-making heroine Dolly Levi in the film musical ‘Hello Dolly!, 1968

Barbra Streisand plays the match-making heroine Dolly Levi in the film musical 'Hello Dolly!, 1968

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#40 Barbra Streisand in Paris, 1968

Barbra Streisand in Paris, 1968

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#41 Barbra Streisand as Fanny Brice in the movie ‘Funny Girl’, 1968

Barbra Streisand as Fanny Brice in the movie 'Funny Girl', 1968

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#42 Barbra Streisand with Omar Sharif in the movie ‘Funny Girl’, 1968

Barbra Streisand with Omar Sharif in the movie 'Funny Girl', 1968

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#43 Beautiful Barbra Streisand, 1968

Beautiful Barbra Streisand, 1968

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#44 Barbra Streisand sings in a wedding dress in a scene from the film ‘Funny Girl’, 1968

Barbra Streisand sings in a wedding dress in a scene from the film 'Funny Girl', 1968

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#45 Barbra Streisand during McCarthy Rally at Waldorf Hotel in New York City, 1968

Barbra Streisand during McCarthy Rally at Waldorf Hotel in New York City, 1968

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#46 Barbra Streisand from the movie ‘Hello Dolly!’, 1969

Barbra Streisand from the movie 'Hello Dolly!', 1969

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#47 Barbra Streisand in blue dress, 1969

Barbra Streisand in blue dress, 1969

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#48 Barbra Streisand dressed as a ballet dancer, 1969

Barbra Streisand dressed as a ballet dancer, 1969

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#49 Barbra Streisand sitting at a table with her Best Actress Oscar award, 1969

Barbra Streisand sitting at a table with her Best Actress Oscar award, 1969

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#50 Barbra Streisand during the filming of “On A Clear Day You Can See Forever”, 1969

Barbra Streisand during the filming of "On A Clear Day You Can See Forever", 1969

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#51 Barbra Streisand, in a mini dress and white boots, 1970

Barbra Streisand, in a mini dress and white boots, 1970

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#52 Barbra Streisand sits in a bathtub in a scene from the film ‘The Owl and the Pussycat’, 1970

Barbra Streisand sits in a bathtub in a scene from the film 'The Owl and the Pussycat', 1970

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#53 Barbra Streisand in “The Owl and the Pussycat” 1970

Barbra Streisand in "The Owl and the Pussycat" 1970

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#54 Barbra Streisand with director Peter Bogdanovich, 1972

Barbra Streisand with director Peter Bogdanovich, 1972

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#55 Barbra Streisand in costume and on the set of the film ‘Up the Sandbox’, 1972

Barbra Streisand in costume and on the set of the film 'Up the Sandbox', 1972

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#56 Barbra Streisand in a scene from the film ‘For Pete’s Sake’, 1974

Barbra Streisand in a scene from the film 'For Pete's Sake', 1974

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#57 Barbra Streisand leaning against a wall, Malibu, California, 1975

Barbra Streisand leaning against a wall, Malibu, California, 1975

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#58 Barbra Streisand wearing blue jeans and a Balinese jacket and playing a guitar, 1975

Barbra Streisand wearing blue jeans and a Balinese jacket and playing a guitar, 1975

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#59 Barbra Streisand with Kris Kristofferson on the set of “A Star is Born”, 1976

Barbra Streisand with Kris Kristofferson on the set of "A Star is Born", 1976

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#60 Barbra Streisand, 1980

Barbra Streisand, 1980

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#61 Barbra Streisand wearing a top hat, 1965

Barbra Streisand wearing a top hat, 1965

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